Former AP Bureau Chief Named Editor at 'Shelbyville Times-Gazette'

By: Kent Flanagan, who spent 21 years as Tennessee's bureau chief for the Associated Press, has been named editor of the Shelbyville Times-Gazette.

According to an announcement in that paper, Flanagan has just completed four years teaching as a distinguished journalist in residence at Middle Tennessee State University.

He spent 26 years with The Associated Press. Before that, he worked for 10 years with newspapers in Florida and Texas.

Times-Gazette publisher Hugh Jones said the newspaper and its readers were "exceptionally fortunate" to have someone with Flanagan's knowledge and background on staff.


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